Australian writer, academic, lawyer and television host Waleed Aly nailed a perfect solo piece from Pink Floyd’s song “Comfortably Numb,” which left the audience stunned. Aly gave the mesmerising performance at the Walkley Awards in Melbourne on Thursday night.

Aly, who has established himself as Australia's most charismatic host after appearing in Channel Ten's “The Project,” stunned the fellow journalists when he took the stage with his band Robot Child and belted out a guitar solo performance from Pink Floyd's famous song. Many people--mostly fellow journalists, took to Twitter to shower Aly with their praises.

"Trying to work out something Waleed Aly can't do as he rips lead break of Comfortably Numb at #Walkleys. Got nothing," tweeted journalist Marcus Strom.

"So I'm at a fancy award ceremony and Waleed Aly is playing Pink Floyd covers. Pretty sure I've had this dream before #walkleys," tweeted ABC journalist Annabel Crabb.

"What else could Waleed Aly possibly turn out to be good at? I put ten bucks in "French Polishing". Any other ideas? #walkleys," she added.

"As if Waleed Aly isn't talented enough he is now on lead guitar rocking Pink Floyd's Comfortably Numb at the #walkleys," tweeted yet another journalist Kate McClymont.

The 37-year-old, Melbourne-born Aly is not just a media presenter, lecturer, academic and columnist; he is also the lead guitarist for the band Robot Child and also writes songs for the band.

Aly was also recently in news when he shared his views on ISIS in the aftermath of deadly Paris attacks. The journalist believed that ISIS is weaker than it seems but Australian MPs are only helping the organisation blossom by preaching hatred.

“Isil’s weak,” Aly began in his Facebook post, “I know it doesn’t look like that now, but it’s the truth. And they don’t want you to know it, which is why it’s something we should talk about.”

“So if you’re a member of parliament, or a has-been member of parliament preaching hate at a time when what we actually need is more love, you’re helping Isil,” he added. His post, titled “ISIL is weak,” garnered more than 13 million views on Facebook.

Meanwhile, check out his video of guitar solo below:

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